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went wrong, and caused seats to become loose. >> later this hour, a local singer shares his story with x factor judges about his experience. plus, david corey will be here and will perform for us. >> sings his heart out now. >> apparently a very moving moment on the show. >> couple of ticks away from 9:00. let's head to tucker barnes. >> he sounds pretty good. looking forward to meeting him. we have fog across the region, hanging tough particularly north and west of the city. radar won't really pick it up. a lot of moisture at low levels of the atmosphere here. we'll be dealing with the fog here over the short-term. dense fog advisory has been issued for much of the area through 10:00 a.m. good news, we'll watch the fog burn off during the course of the day. and we should be looking at sunshine by afternoon. limited sunshine, with highs expected to be back into the 80s. warming up into the 80s today.
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dense fog advisory until 10:00, including washington, prince george's county, montgomery county county, loudoun county. temperature now, reagan national 71 degrees. mild start to the day. 71 bwi marshall. highs later this afternoon, believe it or not, should top out in the 80s. 85 in washington. 85 in manassas. get ready for a nice warm afternoon. enjoy it, because cooler weather on the way for the weekend. details on that in just a minute. tony, back to you. tucker, thank you. both presidential candidates will spend the day preparing to face off later tonight in the first presidential debate of the season. tonight's debate focuses on domestic issues, specifically the economy. mitt romney has given a debate preview, saying he might be willing to reduce income tax deductions for home mortgage interests. many voters are still
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undecided. >> i'm up in the air as to who i'm going to vote for. i have my reasons for why i'm up in the air and comes down do i want to see a better economy or lose rights. that's the way i look at it. >> i need to know which one is listening to the average person, the one who has a fixed income, the one who has minimum wage. >> colorado has nine electoral votes up for grabs. experts say this debate is very important to both candidates as they both have something to prove with voters. there will be two more debates this month. the second one october 16th. coming up in a little bit, we will be joined by fox business correspondent to talk about what viewers and the candidates can expect for tonight's debates. in pennsylvania, a major victory for democrats where a judge has blocked the state's new voter i.d. law from going in effect
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election day. democrats said the law was a ploy to beat president obama for making it harder for minorities to vote. the judge ruled there wasn't enough time to enact the law to make sure some voters weren't disenfranchised. the pilot of air force 2 had to delay landing two times yesterday because of bad weather. the white house says the pilot missed approach during thunderstorms at charlotte international airport. later fog caused the plane to land at dulles instead of andrews air force base. maryland residents could be asked to pay more for electricity each month. >> but the extra money would go towards preventing major power outages. fox5's melanie alnwick joins us with details. >> reporter: good morning. i just got off the phone with a spokesman for maryland's public
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service commission and she says the commission doesn't have the report. they understand it will be released today. the recommendations from the governor's task force, and they look forward to considering the recommendations. this came about after the june storm. it knocked out power to millions. some people offline more than a week. after that the governor put together a task force, because he wants them to look at ways to improve reliability among the utility companies. given the outrage we've seen over and over again when pepco has asked for rate hikes, it's a good bet the governor's proposal to add another fee onto consumers won't be that popular with the public. governor o'malley said in his executive order that upgrades to the power grids are necessary and urgent.
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he said these prolonged outages cause economic and health damage throughout the state. he outlined the recommendations of his task force in a meeting with the "washington post" editors and reporters. in his words, he said the surcharge would amount to a dollar or two per month. the details will be outlined in the report the task force will publish today. again, the public service commission would have final approval on this. governor o'malley did tell the post that it's not just an additional fee, that there would be a carrot and stick approach, that in addition for the surcharges, also would change the way utilities are monitored and increase the standards that they have to go by in terms of how their reliability is judged. that's a big thing here in the state. a lot of people upset. it's been going on for a long time here. several consumer advocacy groups said they are not happy with the proposal to put yet another charge on consumers.
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tony and allison? >> melanie alnwick, thanks. in other news, virginia's fleet of state vehicles is going green. yesterday governor mcdonald announced an effort to convert all state vehicles to alternative fuels. state signed agreements with two private companies. virginia is one of 14 states working with car companies to reduce the cost of vehicles that run an the alternative fuels. d.c. council members are hoping voters will approve a bill allowing the council to spend tax dollars without congressional approval. yesterday all 11 council members agreed to the bill for the long desired budget autonomy. it's expected voters will decide next spring. however, congress ultimately has the final say. the bill would keep federal budget issues separate from local government. a warning for students. police want them to watch out for a suspicious man. they say a female student was followed as she drove home
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monday night. the girl says the man approached her as she walked into her house. she was able to get inside before he could reach her. today is walk to school day. it's part of an effort to raise awareness for pedestrian safety and promote physical activity among children. police, fire and rescue workers and elected officials are joining students for events at local schools today. they include walks to piney branch elementary, and another one to dr. charles drew elementary in silver spring. students in 40 countries are taking part. alan gross was convicted of spying and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. he has a tumor on his shoulder.
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cuban doctors say it's benign, but american doctors say they couldn't rule out cancer and he needs to be treated. his wife and lawyer are pleading with the cuban authorities to release him on humanitarian grounds. the results are in, and there is no trace of jimmy hoffa's remains in a sample dug up from a driveway near detroit. he vanished 40 years ago. a tipster pointed police to the driveway, but looks like the mystery of his disappearance continues. i was hoping for answers there. in the wake of the scandal in columbia, new rules in the secret service handbook. moderate amounts of alcohol may be consumed while agents are off-duty. but alcohol use is prohibited within 10 hours of reporting for duty. an inspector general's investigation found six agents brought prostitutes to their hotel room in columbia back in april. trouble keeps coming for
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american airlines. another inflight maintenance scare that startled passengers. this as they deal with performance problems and delays. wisdom martin is back to talk about all of this. >> the bad news just keeps coming for this company. today the latest issue came yesterday, rather. the pilot of a flight from dallas to st. louis reported a problem with the landing gear. he turned the plane around and brought it in for an emergency landing about 10 minutes after takeoff. people on the flight were told to brace for a crash landing. it did land safely and no one was hurt. meantime, american airlines says it now knows what caused a series of midair seat malfunctions. the airline says improperly installed clamps caused the seats to come loose on three flights, two of which had to make an emergency landing. they'll inspect 47 jets for similar issues. they have not said where the seats were installed or who might be to blame.
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good news for american, the airline is making progress in a standoff with its pilots. the pilots union says it will resume negotiation talks and delay releasing the results of a strike authorization vote scheduled to end today. hopefully, if you have tickets or a frequent flyer with this company, you hope all this gets resolved before you get on the flight. there's a lot going on. >> you don't want those kinds of problems. >> not at all. >> thank you. appreciate it. the clock is ticking. we are now hours away from the first presidential debate. over the past few days we've heard the candidates talking about the extensive time they've spent preparing. so are they ready? for a preview we head out live to denver. good morning, good to see you. good to talk to you. i guess ready or not, here the debate comes. they need to be ready. a lot on the line. >> reporter: there is a lot on
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the line. a lot of people would argue, and they debate about the debate. i think they can confirm the trend or now and then punctuate it. in 1980 with ronald reagan was the case. john kennedy against nixon was the case. you can argue in 2000 with bush and gore. some of these debates turn more on style than substance. the economy is front and center tonight. that is an area mitt romney feels he's got the ammunition. he's got the data. the concern among some of the romney supporters is he doesn't walk out on the data. he's got it down cold. the criticism is he hasn't brought passion to the argument and he's the guy to lead the change. expect him to throttle on the weakness of this recovery. expect the president to come back and show with the latest
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jobs figures and others that has been moving in the right direction, that the trend is his friend. they're each going to look at the same thing, selling it differently. >> are there some concerns in the president's camp, similar concerns to those in the romney camp? because the president, though he brings passion, he can be wonky and goes on with the answers. >> reporter: who am i to judge people on being dull? there is a concern that boeing of these guys -- the president is a gifted, eloquent speaker. the wrap on romney is he's not, but smart. but the point is here, sometimes you have to get to the point and keep it very simple. there was talk in 1980 about
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ronald reagan was personally insulted by the mischaracterrations that he felt jimmy carter has hoisted on the public in one ad after another. he left it at only there you go again, famously dismissing the entire democratic argument against the challenger. i don't know if mitt romney has that moment in him, or what barack obama has in his arsenal. it could be interesting. >> we don't know what questions yet will be asked. i wouldn't be shocked if the issue of what are now these dueling tapes come up. we have this new tape of then candidate barack obama talking to back clergy -- black clergy. do you think those are come up and do you think the tapes negate each other? >> reporter: i don't know. i tend to think this stuff tends to be noised.
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whether it's information from months ago or years ago, or tapes that are unearthed suddenly out of the blue. i kind of think it rides on the basic stuff going in, in this case, on the economy. though it's not a subject of this particular debate, what's going on in the middle east. those arguments prevail. now, obviously, if an opponent can work a tape or embarrassment in the news to his advantage in framing a question or an answer, i could be alone on this, i just don't think it will matter. the economy will matter. people watching at home will try to size these guys up as to who has the best prescription. whether we want government to keep doing what it's doing or scale back what it's doing. whether the debt comes up, whether it's too much too fast. i think it comes back to a subject dear to me, the meat
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and potatoes, and that's it. >> that's what they'll be talking about tonight, the economy. thank you and we look forward to hearing more from you in the days ahead. thank you. you can watch the first presidential debate here on fox 5 starts at 9:00 tonight, live from denver. a heartwarming moment as the marlins make a one-day hire. >> we'll tell you about adam greenburg's return to the major league. >> nats have one game left in the regular season. redskins return home, but will they have the services of these two,, involved in a bizarre pregame accident. we'll update their health when we return. oh, nogotg . , can you ma that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick.
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what a great story.
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adam greenburg got a rousing ovation as a pinch hitter for the marlins last night. he struck out on three pitches. he got hit in the head on the first pitch he saw at his first major league at bat more than seven years ago. he never made it back to the majors until last night. he still suffers from positional vertigo as a result of that ball hitting him in the head. >> how dangerous sports can be, right? >> quirky in the major leagues. if you get walked or hit by a pitch, it doesn't count as an official at bat. technically, yesterday was his first at bat. it's like if you ever saw field of dreams moon light graham, that was the thing, he had given up his dream to play baseball. walked and it didn't count. i watch too many movies. >> good ones. >> yes, i do. >> dave ross is here. >> let's talk about the nats. we're down to game number 162
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today at 1:00 against philadelphia. still something to play for. wow. something to play for for the nationals. if they win today, they will be the number one overall seed in the national league. roger bernidino, getting it done yesterday. love the shark, it's what they call roger. that's the whole thing there. cool nickname. adam laroche, history for adam, 33rd homerun. best he's ever done in his career. 100 rbis. sensational season. might be underrated as a defensive first base man, too. here comes the shark at third, tagging up. he's got wheels. gets down and safe. 4-2nats win again. win today or reds lose, and they're number one seed overall. neighbors to the north in tampa yesterday, this is chris davis,
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and there it goes. sixth straight game he hit a homerun, tying an orioles franchise record. that's a bomb. >> will set a new record today? >> if he does it, number seven. they win 1-0, one game behind the yankees. if the yankees lose and orioles win, they would play a one-game playoff tomorrow. >> all right. there you go. >> would be cool. >> quickly, redskins back home on sunday. taking on the falcons, they're 4-0. probably won't have either of these guys. meriweather on the left, holding his knee. and robinson got knocked out on this bizarre pregame warmup. robinson has his head down, probably listening to his music, getting loose. meriweather going full speed, testing that knee and they collide. meriweather will have to have more tests on the knee.
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definitely out for this week. and they need meriweather and they need robinson. two guys you're counting on and we don't know when, if they'll be back. >> look at the other starters out with injuries. >> it's so funny, because every year you say, every team has injuries. the redskins seem to get more than the next team. it's not an excuse. but seems like they have bad injuries like that. fluke stuff. >> thanks, dave. >> what's that word? >> fluke. flukish. find out why the international space station is on the move. let's check in with holly. >> reporter: see these wonderful artificial flowers? they could be the inspiration for your halloween costume. he has done costumes for madonna, lady gaga, heidi klum. coming up live later, he
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the international space station is moving. russian's mission control says it has to move it to a different orbit level to avoid a possible collision with space debris. the process will begin tomorrow morning. there are six astronauts, two russians, three americans and one from japan on board. nasa believes there are more than 20,000 debris fragments in earth's orbit. it's from stuff we've sent up there. it's a growing concern for the growing space industry. panda keepers at the national zoo say majong is getting back to her normal self. >> this was the first time she went out since her cub died. she still spends most of her
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afternoons inside by herself. the zoo says she's eating better. they're hoping they can reopen the habitat to the public soon. a new warning about weight loss pills. >> and an honor for christina aguilera. >> and a singer from the x factor hoping to find his birth mother. that's coming up. ♪ ♪
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who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. big night for president obama along with his first debate against mitt romney, he is marking his 20th wedding anniversary with the first lady, of course, mrs. obama will be in the audience in denver, as the president takes the stage. the celebrations are on hold until saturday. i'm sure she understands.
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>> i think so. happy anniversary. >> happy anniversary. hey, tucker. >> good morning. >> how are you? >> good. been a nice morning. fog-- >> out of here? >> it's on the way out. see the darker yellow and orange? it's where the fog is thick. to the west of the city, see the frontal system literally draped across the district here? the fog has been springing up along that front all morning long, and heavy here just to the north of the front. as you get west of the city here, out towards leesburg and reston, visibility still 0.25- mile or less. montgomery county and northern maryland, visibility still greatly reduced. washington, still fog to the east, fog as well. things should get better. dense fog advisory continues for mother half hour or so -- another half hour or so.
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expanded this at about 8:15 this morning to include the washington, d.c. and counties close. earlier it was the mountain communities. many of us here under dense fog advisory with the exception of southern maryland and the lower eastern shore until 10:00 this morning. hang in there. it will get better. mid-80s later today. currently 71 in washington. 60s north and west of the front. 66this morning in gaithersburg. annapolis already 76 degrees. our temperatures will get up into the 80s. flow out of the south, you can see that flow in the atmosphere. should be on the warm side of things later today. getting breaks in the clouds off to the south. sneak a little sunshine from time to time. maybe a partly to mostly cloudy afternoon and a dry afternoon. not expecting additional rain with warm temperatures around here for today.
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then we'll dry things out tonight. humid this afternoon. 85. a.m. fog, p.m. sun. 85 the high. tomorrow is a good looking day. more sunshine and drier air working in on a good breeze out of the west. high about 80. friday looks great. get your jackets and sweaters out. by sunday, daytime high only 62 degrees. slow to rebound with temperatures monday and tuesday. 30s for parts of the area by monday morning. coolest air yet this season on the way. that's a look at weather. tony and allison, back to you. tucker, thank you very much. a warning involving dozens of over-the-counter weight loss supplements. the report found problems with 20% of the products bought online and in stores.
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the fda is considering asking congress for more overmight power. the birth rate decline was 1%. something different last year, a steep decline in hispanic birth rates and a new low in teen births. analysts say it's proof the weak economy is causing some people to think twice about having children. singer christina aguilera will be honored today. she is the spokesman for yum brands and their fight against world hunger. the u.n. says she's helped raise $115 million for the campaign. past honorees include secretary of state hillary clinton and bill gates. find out which two stars will host the x factor this season. >> and drama on "american idol." nicki minaj blasted out against mariah carey. find out what started all of
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drama. nicki minaj and mariah carey go at it on the set of "american idol." >> all right. for the latest hollywood headlines, we turn to our friend, dax holt and tmz has it's latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes. i think obviously everyone wants to know about this debacle that happened. we've been talking for some time about the fact they are just butting heads. mariah didn't like the fact nicki minaj was coming on as judge. now we have video proof. they were in north carolina doing auditions for "american idol" and she goes off on mariah, screaming at her, yelling, apparently told her she was going to knock her out. but that was before the video started. she said she is not putting up
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with her anymore. that she is being, you know -- back and forth, back and forth. really hard to hear the audio. you can tell both of them are very upset. and keith urban is in the middle. he has his hands up, i don't want to deal with this anymore. eventually took a break, let the girls cool off, and i'm thinking, this could be really good for "american idol," like people want to tune in and watch for ratings, or really bad because you don't have the good chemistry. >> is the dog sitting there? is randy jackson there? >> reporter: yeah. >> it's a distraction. you're right, it could be good ratings or a train wreck. >> dax, is it real or are they doing it for the camera? >> reporter: no, i hear it's real. a lot of the producers behind "american idol" were freaking
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out we found out about it yesterday. >> who taped it? whose phone is that getting all that action? >> reporter: i have no idea. but we got our hands on it. >> that's something else. >> speaking of our other favorite show on fox, x factor will have a couple of new hosts. not one, but two? >> reporter: yes. simon cowell got his wish. he wanted chloe kardashian and got her, along with mario lopez. the auditions are done. i think it's a good choice. khloe will be funny, she's had hosting past. it could be good. and mario lopez is a good host, does amazing stuff. good fit. >> not to mention he's so darn cute. >> yeah, that was at the top of my list, too, dax. >> feel free to weigh in. >> reporter: listen, i'm interested to see how the cohosting goes, because it
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didn't work out so well for "american idol." might be different for x factor. >> nice way to not weigh in on mario. thank you so much. >> reporter: thanks, guys. >> we have never seen dunkleman before. easy come, easy go. tony perkins, over to you. >> give dunkleman a shot. give him a career again. >> that would have been fun. >> i don't think those are good choices. coming up, this is good stuff, a local man's passion for singing is so strong, that a car accident and major illness could not stop him from sharing his gift with the world. after the break, david corey joins us live to talk about making it on the x factor and will perform. first, if you're still looking for a halloween costume, holly is showing us cheap tricks from a designer who has helped the stars. don't want to miss his ideas
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since when? welcome back. with just a few weeks until halloween, it's time to search for that perfect costume. >> how do you get the high fashion costume look seen on the celebrities? fox5's holly morris brought in an expert to show us. she joins us live from rockville now. good morning. >> reporter: there is well, he's our expert. wave to the camera. he's worked with heidi klum, lady gaga, madonna. he is here and shopped a.c. moore and came up with five do it yourself wonderful costumes. we're going to start with mine. are you ready? here we go. take a look at this. this is absolutely drop dead
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gorgeous. what the heck am i? what am i, william? >> harlequin model. >> reporter: we have the original pieces and work in progress. tell us how this came to be. >> from goodwill dress, boots from someone's closet and paper from the store and felt. >> reporter: let's review this. you went to goodwill and got a wedding dress. so that was nothing, right? then you found the boots, in my producer's closet. you spray painted the boots. >> right. >> reporter: this is what makes this. >> this is cardboard i used from the store. foamy cardboards and have the sticky back if you don't have the gun. little ribbon and rhinestones. >> reporter: this is amazing. you took the mask and put it on the hat. >> on the hat on felt. >> reporter: how many do you
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think in total this costs? >> fifty dollars. >> reporter: as in five zero? >> it depends on the price of the dress. if it's in your house, less. >> reporter: these are leggings. so much fun. this is a show stopper here. there is another show stopper, actually. take a look at angie. what is this? >> this is a way to use the flowers they have here. i use the rain boots. had them in her house. spray painted them. used nylon mesh again. this was made with yarn. >> reporter: i love that. the wig might be my favorite part. that yarn is so much fun. we have pictures of the whole thing. how long did it take you to do these? >> i have been here for a week. >> reporter: one week. any given one costume, how much time did you spend?
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>> about eight hours. >> reporter: when you walked store, how did you find the inspiration? >> it could be a color, the color of the material. it could be the shape of it. it could be the, what can i do with this? bend it, cut it. it will give me either a top or bottom or basket like this one. >> reporter: that is so cute. let's review all our costumes one more time. what is angie? >> like fall. >> reporter: we have ella, she's our fairy princess. what would you say the biggest thing for this outfit is? >> the wings. >> reporter: it's all about the wings. we have our penguin, olivia. that is amazing. i think the thing with that is -- >> the visor. >> reporter: and the feet and bill. love that. our alien, who has been here with us throughout the whole morning, because you know what,
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there's just so many -- >> mr. duct tape. >> reporter: i was going to say. duct tape, the uses are endless. thank you so this wonderful family for coming out. you are set for halloween. you might still need something, so william, thank you very much for all you've provided us with and a big thank you to ac moore. that's where henry comes in. you have classes we can take advantage of. >> we do. we have different classes and also we have demos every week for customers to come in and see what we're doing, and we can show them through. also, we have make and takes. they can make something really cute for halloween, or other occasions, definitely check all of those on acmoore.com. we have calendars of what classes we are having and things that we're giving out. >> reporter: you know what is big now, too, people love to decorate their homes and houses for halloween and you have a lot of stuff for that as well. >> we do. we have display from the cake mold though the creepy thriller, up to like these bags full of dollar treats that you
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can give for your treat bags. there's so many things, especially duct tape. >> reporter: the biggest question, what are you going to be for halloween? >> i don't know. i'm thinking of being a cute nerd with glasses or something. >> reporter: i know someone that can help you. for him to be a cute nerd, william, what does he need to do? >> the glasses and duct tape. >> reporter: you know what, any question for any costume, tony, the answer is duct tape. myfoxdc.com is our web site. we have a link to ac moore. it's been so much fun. thank you for letting us pick your brain. >> thank you. >> reporter: we'll say trick or treat and throw it back to you. >> holly, i love it all. fantastic. not cute, but i've got the glasses and nerd thing going on. people rarely achieve their
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big goals easily. david correy is here to talk about his journey and to perform for us. welcome to the show. >> thank you for having me. >> we are very happy for you. you're very talented. we're going to show and hear a little bit in just a moment. >> thank you. >> those who have seen some of you on the x factor know a little bit about your story. give us the short version about some of the things you've gone through to get to where you are now. >> i tell everybody every day that, you know, you have to fail. you can't be scared to try. it's how you learn to get to success. i've had a great team, a great family. and i do this for the dreamers. my car accident, i had to learn how to walk again. dropping out of college due to my disease, learning how to sing. it's surreal, because i do this for the dreamer. i do this for every kid who has been told no and every kid that is willing to do anything to make a better life. >> this being your dream, when you had the illness and you
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lost your voice, that had to be devastating. how did you power through that to say i'm going to keep trying? >> if you truly believe in yourself, you have to see the light at the end of the tunnel. no matter how dim it is, you have to hold on. i believe this was meant for me, and i know this is way bigger than me. i have a message and i'm here to inspire. >> i want to show a little bit of you talking to the judges. they loved you. let's show a little bit of the x factor. >> always going to be somebody to tell you you can't do what you love. don't listen. do what you love to do. [ applause ] >> i totally agree with that. if you're good. and the good news is, you are very good. >> that's great. that's great stuff. one of the parts of your story, your birth mother, very young, put you up for adoption.
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you've never met your birth mother. >> i have not. >> and you're hoping to meet her. tell me what's going on back in brazil now. >> first and foremost, i have a great family. they're supportive in this journey. they came to brazil when i was really young and my birth mother had me when she was 14, did an interview with tv over there via skype. the judge in the town is trying to help find her. there's been someone to come forward. >> don't know yet? >> we don't know yet. it's always been a curiosity to know why i look the way i do. did she sing? i love my parents to death. they are my number one. >> we should say, david can say hello to his parents because you grew up near here. >> i am a marylander, a country
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boy. i want to say to every person that's helped me and supported me from day one, this is for you and i love my home town. >> you're going to sing "dreaming"? >> yes. >> take it away. appreciate it. >> thank you. ♪ yeah, yeah, yeah ♪ dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i must be dreaming ♪ caught in a whirlwind ♪
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♪ i'm trapped in your world ♪ ♪ dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i'm dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i'm dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i'm dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i'm dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i'm dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪ ♪ i'm dreaming, dreaming, dreaming ♪
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seven-day forecast, going to get warm this afternoon. lose the fog. 85. thursday and friday look great. end of the weekend, 62 by sunday afternoon. chilly around here. don't forget, in addition to tuning into our news, you can go to the fox 5 weather app and get weather 24 hours a day. >> it's too much. what have i done to deserve it? >> david correy, fantastic. that song, original song? >>

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